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HSE205 - Advanced Sport Coaching Theory and Practice

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Julia Walsh



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 2 hour laboratory each week


The aim of this unit is to enable students to further advance the theoretical knowledge, competencies and skills that are appropriate to consistent success at the advanced coaching level. Students will learn how to devise, conduct and evaluate various skills, practices, tactical simulations and performance tests. The unit will look at strategies and tactics of human behavioural research and examine the theoretical aspects of the science of coaching and apply this to the practical situation. Students are required to conduct practical coaching sessions.


Assessment task 1: Coaching assignment inclusive of lesson plans, video recording, self-evaluation, and two critiques (1500 words) 35%
Assessment task 2: Sport leadership assignment (1500 words) 35%
Assessment task 3: Practical workbook and reflective journal to record the practical session and reflections on your learning (1000 words) 30%

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